Wisconsin/National Trips

State and national VIM opportunities associated with Wisconsin Volunteers in Mission (WisVIM).

Complete our registration form (or download our Summer-2018 to Summer-2019 brochure). You can also download a poem by Jerry Herman written on a VIM trip to Rinn, Colorado back in 1995.

Click an entry below for complete details!

January 19, 2019
  • Disaster Relief – Clay County, FL (near St. Augustine & Middleburg)

    Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Sunday, January 27, 2019

    Location: Clay County, FL (near St. Augustine & Middleburg)

    More information will be forthcoming but the emphasis will be on storm damage repair in homes of folks who have had major storm damage. The tasks will be in the repair phase ...

  • Hawaii Mission Trip (sponsored by Mauston UMC)

    Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    Location: Camp Mekokiko, Hawaii

    Eleven-day Hawaiian adventure/mission trip, working on construction projects at the Hawaiian Methodist Church’s Camp Mekokiko. Camp Mekokiko is a 36 acre property on the slopes of Kalopa State Park on the Hamakua ...

February 14, 2019
  • VIM Work Camp (New Lisbon/Mauston)

    Thursday, February 14, 2019 - Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    Location: New Lisbon/Mauston, Juneau County, WI

    This is the VIM effort to assist in the flooding that occurred this summer in several areas of Wisconsin. We will be in the New Lisbon/Mauston area assisting in that area’s damages. ...

February 16, 2019
  • Hero Project (Greensboro, AL)

    Saturday, February 16, 2019 - Sunday, February 24, 2019

    Location: Greensboro, AL

    VIM has entered a partnership with the HERO project (Hale Empowerment Revitalization Organization) of Hale County, Alabama.  In cooperation with architectural students at Auburn University, we will be building a 20K home ...

March 24, 2019
  • Low Income Housing Relief (Hinton Center, Hayesville, NC)

    Sunday, March 24, 2019 - Saturday, March 30, 2019

    Location: Hinton Center, Hayesville, NC

    This is a repeat trip to the Hinton Rural Life Retreat Center which was the site of the VIM trip in March 2018. It is an area with much poverty and we ...

April 07, 2019
  • Reelfoot Rural Ministries (Obion, TN)

    Sunday, April 07, 2019 - Saturday, April 13, 2019

    Location: Obion, TN (about one hour from Paducah, KY)

    Site location about one hour from Paducah, KY Work Camps provide no cost home repairs for the elderly and for other income-eligible area residents. Repairs include painting, roofing, repairing porches and floors, building ...

May 12, 2019
  • Pine Lake UMC Camp (Westfield, WI)

    Sunday, May 12, 2019 - Friday, May 17, 2019

    Location: Pine Lake Camp, Westfield

    Camp preparations and repairs for summer camping. Participants will be staying at the Bishop Sharon Zimmerman Rader Retreat Center, which includes the Don and Elaine Mevis Wing. Each room has one double ...

May 18, 2019
  • Chain Saw Training (DNR Certification)

    Saturday, May 18, 2019 09:00am

    Location: Pine Lake Camp, Westfield

    Attention Volunteers: Anyone using a chain saw as a volunteer must have certified training! This is a Chain Saw Training Course for beginners and experienced cutters with emphasis on safety and working ...

June 16, 2019
  • Red Cliff Reservation (Bayfield, WI)

    Sunday, June 16, 2019 - Saturday, June 22, 2019

    Location: Red Cliff Reservation (Bayfield, WI)

    This will be a repeat trip to continue to serve the residents of the reservation and deepen the relationship with the Native American community there. There is something for everyone to do ...

July 29, 2019
  • United Methodist Children’s Services (Milwaukee, WI)

    Monday, July 29, 2019 - Friday, August 02, 2019

    Location: United Methodist Children’s Services (Milwaukee, WI)

    This will be a return trip to a very worthy agency on the front line of efforts to deal with folks with major life issues relating to poverty and lack of basic ...